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Büchner Prize winner Lutz Seiler on poetry, prose and the second life of translations
With three of his works now appearing in English translations, German poet and novelist Lutz Seiler is […]
Concerts of the week: Our tips for live music in Berlin
There are so many concerts in Berlin that it can be hard to keep them all straight. […]
Another 5cm of snowfall expected overnight in Berlin
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What to read now: Witold Gombrowicz, Alexander Kluge and Donna Stonecipher
Our Books Editor reviews the English translation of a campy Gothic classic, a literary-philosophical work by a […]
Where to go this Museum Sunday
On the first Sunday of every month, Berlin's museums open their doors for free. But not every […]
What to do this weekend: Berlin’s best events
In Berlin and don't know what to do? Don't worry. These are our picks of the best […]
What’s happening this November? Berlin’s best events
November is packed with incredible events this year - we round up the best of a massive […]
Where to eat arepas in Berlin
The arepa is a culinary symbol for Venezuela and Colombia. They can be hard to find in […]
Wax On: Is this the best bar in Germany?
Weserstraße’s Wax On has been one of our favourite cocktail bars for a while. Now, they’ve been […]
Is Berlin losing the plot? How art world evictions leave us all poorer
Berlin used to be seen as a creative utopia. Are a new wave of artist evictions stealing […]
Punk of Berlin: Fabien Campoverde’s portraits of a Berlin subculture
In the series 'Punk of Berlin', Fabien Campoverde photographs a piece of Berlin counterculture continuously being pushed […]
Isoscope’s ‘Conclusive Mess’ brings a daring approach to psych rock
'Conclusive Mess', the new album from Isoscope, is a bold fusion of psychedelic and shamanic sounds. ★ […]
Apocalypse sound: Mary Ocher on music for the end times
Technology and surveillance are at the heart of Berlin-based musician Mary Ocher new album, Approaching Singularity: Music […]
Sibylle Berg’s state of emergency
Author and playwright Sibylle Berg has satirised our relationship with technology, power and gender in over 15 […]
The Ego and His Own: Buzzing, uncompromising individualism
Max Stirner’s 1844 philosophical text of individualism has been transformed into a surreal spectacle at Deutsches Theater.
Essayist and poet Uljana Wolf on life “between languages”
We spoke with award-winning translator, essayist and poet Uljana Wolf ahead of the publication of her debut […]
Great Berlin writers and where they lived
Ever wondered where Bertholt Brecht, Günter Grass or Hans Fallada used to hang out? Here are twelve […]
Berlin porn filmmaker Paulita Pappel: “For me, a gangbang is heaven”
Paulita Pappel is a Berlin-based porn film producer whose new 'Pornopositiv' describes a new way of looking […]
Drawn together: Highlights of the Berlin Animation Festival from founder Pia Djukic
We sat down with founder of the Berlin Animation Festival, Pia Djukic, to talk curiosity, transformation and […]
Sublet Sagas: How Berlin’s housing crisis is driving residents to the edge
Berlin's grim housing situation has trapped some residents in a purgatory of temporary tenancy.
As Seen At…Görlitzer Dog Park
We stopped by the Kreuzberg puppy playground to catch the neighbourhood hounds for some weekend tail-wagging. Photos […]
What remains of Nazi architecture in Berlin?
The sinister architectural legacy of the Third Reich in 12 buildings
Everything you need to know about Germany’s €49 and €29 tickets
With the Deutschlandticket, public transport all across Germany costs a flat rate of €49 per month.
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